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BATL-The Backyard Axe Throwing League

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Typical BATL events include birthdays, bachelor/ bachelorette parties, corporate team building and similar functions. Our private group tournaments are fully staffed in a private throwing area, with individual coaching and 'target practice' before...more
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4842 W Irving Park Rd, Chicago, IL 60641-2718
Portage Park
+1 773-245-4151
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Alina was a great instructor who really did a great job trying to wrangle our Bachelor Party into paying attention. Lots of patience and humor!

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Dcampos920
Reviewed 3 days ago

I had never done this before and when my friend said she was taking me axe throwing, I thought "OK..., interesting...". We had SO much fun and great laughs. Alex was a great teacher and coach. Alex and Mel, THANK YOU for sharing a super...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank TammaHawk
Reviewed 3 days ago

SOOOOOOO MUCH FUN! Seriously had an amazing time and couldn't have met two nicer people: Mel and Alex were FANTASTIC!! Alex was our coach tonight, and really helped me not suck as much as I could have. He was patient and funny and Mel was...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank stinktoast
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went for a friend's birthday and had a ton of fun. Drew was great and a patient teacher and a lot of fun to hang out with. 10/10 would do again. 😊

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank mishiegk
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Our first experience here was beyond amazing! Big thanks to Mel for making us feel at home. We will be back soon

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Yadira L
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

So much fun on a Friday night! Great time to spend with friends learning a new skill. Mel and Alex rocked!

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Megan S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was a spur of the moment trip, and I DO NOT regret! Mel was extremely knowledgeable and was a great coach. Would definitely recommend to anyone that want to try something fun and new!

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Danielle T
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

BATL was SO much fun and Mel and Alex were an awesome instructor! Basically an axe throwing professional !!!!!

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Rebecca N
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Mel and Luke were awesome. They made it fun and easy for all of us. It was an awesome experience and you should go! Highly recommended! Brian got second place to me which was embarrassing for him.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A really fun new experience. I’d recommend for all ages. Our trainer Mel was helpful, encouraging, and a blast.More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank elenalK1858YU
BackyardAxes, Guest Relations Manager at BATL-The Backyard Axe Throwing League, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello Elena! Thank you so much for your review and recommendation! (You have to be 16+ to participate, so not quite all ages, but close!) We're so happy Mel showed you such a fun time, and look forward to seeing you again at BATL Chicago...More

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James W
June 19, 2018|
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Response from BackyardAxes | Property representative |
Hello James, thanks for reaching out! Guests aged 16-17 require a parent or legal guardian present to consent to their participation in axe throwing. We hope to see you soon.